Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri said on Wednesday that on the day IRGC hit US surveillance drone in the Persian Gulf, Trump was near to attack Iran but the data provided by US Army could convince him to change his decision.
Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Force, Major General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri said on Wednesday that after Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) downed an intruding US Global Hawk spy drone, the US was on the verge of attacking Iran but called off plans because of Iran's deterrence power.
Head of Iran's Passive Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholamreza Jalali said on Monday that “today, Iran is at war with the US in five strategic and sensitive layers and in all of them has the upper hand.”
Chairman of the central committee for commemoration of the Sacred Defense Week, Bahman Kargar said on Wednesday that shooting down the US drone was more of a representation of Iran’s scientific capability rather than its missile power.
Head of Iran's Foreign Policy Strategic Council, Kamal Kharrazi, has said that shooting downing a US drone and seizure of a UK tanker in Persian Gulf must have shown that Iran does not compromise on its national interests, security.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said Tuesday that the shoot-down of a US spy drone using a home-made air defense system is a source of pride for Iranians.
Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission will hold a meeting with Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh on Tuesday afternoon, said the commission’s spokesman.
An Iranian fisherman on the southern Qeshm Island has found part of the downed US spy drone debris in the Iranian waters.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Iran will strongly stand against sanctions and threats of the enemy and that this resistance will continue.
Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned the United Arab Emirates’ charge d’affaires on Saturday over the intrusion of US drone into Iranian airspace.